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    The first openly gay elected official in the United States, Harvey Milk put the dream of equal rights for the lgbt community within reach. He and George Moscone, mayor of San Francisco, were assassinated in 1978. Sean Penn starred in the movie "Milk," which documented Harvey's place in our history. www.LoveBetweenMe...

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